Utilities Urge Court To Back San Francisco Suit In First Test Of CSO Policy

September 3, 2021
Wastewater and stormwater utilities are urging a federal appeals court to back San Francisco’s challenge to provisions in an EPA discharge permit related to sewer overflows, saying the case is a first-time test of some aspects of the agency’s sewer overflow policy and has significant financial implications for hundreds of cities around the country. The issues raised in City and County of San Francisco v. EPA , pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, involve the...

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